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by Kieran Campbell - News Limited Network
THEY are growing up with more and more technology at their fingertips for more and more hours a day - but it could be coming at a high price.
A generation of youngsters are now developing significant physical injuries traditionally only seen in adults because of their increasing reliance on smartphones, tablets and computers.
Parents are being warned about a "future epidemic of overuse injury" if children are not taught the safe and correct way to use the technology.